Lake Merced Loop
4.9 miles     200 ft
13 May 2011
Summary

An urban walk around Lake Merced in San Francisco.

Location: Lake Merced Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails. Mileage information is missing.

» Walker's Map of San Francisco by Pease Press: Excellent quality maps showing many parks and trails in the San Francisco area. Many of these parks do not have free trail maps online. Cost was $7.95 in April 2011.

Route
From the parking lot on Lake Merced Blvd, walk around the lake in clockwise direction. Most of the walk is along paved roads with noise of heavy traffic.
Trailhead

Location: Close to the intersection of Lake Merced Blvd and Brotherhood Way, San Francisco, CA 94132 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: May 2011)

Capacity: Over 30 cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 37.713139     Longitude: -122.485850

Photos

Full photo album — 13 May 2011

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: North Lake Loop.
Nature

Full photo album — 13 May 2011

Photos are from a different hike with similar landscape: North Lake Loop.
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